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From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 3, 2004, 19:02
On Wed, Nov 03, 2004 at 01:14:41PM -0500, John Cowan wrote:
> I don't mind this being discussed on-list, since we are talking about a > religious application of language rather than language itself.
So you'd mind if we talked about language itself? Dang, that's what I thought this list was for! ;-) It is in any case too late for Buddhist intervention, as Kerry has conceded, and we get Bush for four more years (or until we're all blown up, whichever comes first :)).
> > >I know I've defended the No Cross No Crown rule in the past, > > Strictly speaking, we have no such rule.
That's good, 'cause the message that started this thread was a double-threat - cross AND crown, in one swell foop!
> Religion and politics, like text editors and auxlangs,
Redundant. Text editors and auxlangs *are* religions. :)
> may not be *advocated* for here, but they may certainly be *discussed*, > with appropriate tact and due regard for people's individual feelings.
Recent threads, however, indicate that this is not necessarily possible on here, which might make total avoidance of the topics a safer choice.
> > >Something like [] can be used; [o]'s instead of > > >[7]'s. The "ge" is normally short, but is lengthened for purposes of > > >repeated chanting. Likewise, the "nam" has been shortened from "namu". > > It's useful to have this phonetic information.
Indeed. Though now I have to go look up which vowel [7] is. :) -Marcos


Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>